I guess, since Uncut's end-of-year issue goes to the printers today, we should formally declare open season on Best Of 2014 speculation, if you're that way inclined. Our writers' charts fished up 401 new albums from the year worth voting for, and coalesced into a pretty eclectic Top 75, I think.

I guess, since Uncut’s end-of-year issue goes to the printers today, we should formally declare open season on Best Of 2014 speculation, if you’re that way inclined. Our writers’ charts fished up 401 new albums from the year worth voting for, and coalesced into a pretty eclectic Top 75, I think.

I should probably keep my counsel about all this for now, but I will attempt to put together my own, probably absurdly long, list at some point in December. In the meantime, there’s a whole bunch of 2015 music to be getting on with; I don’t have anything I can play you as yet, but the new Richard Bishop album is quite something, for a start.


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1 M. Geddes Gengras – Collected Works Vol. 2: New Process Music (Umor Rex)



2 Robert Stillman – Leap Of Death (Archaic Future)



3 Howlin Rain – Mansion Songs (Easy Sound Recording Co)



4 Pond – Man It Feels Like Space Again (Caroline)

5 Bob Dylan & The Band – The Bootleg Series Vol 11: The Basement Tapes Complete (Columbia)

6 Lubomyr Melnyk – Evertina (Erased Tapes)



7 [REDACTED}

8 8:58 – Eight Fifty Eight (Pledge)



9 The Go-Betweens – G Is For Go-Betweens (Domino)

10 The Knife – Shaken-Up Versions (Brille)

11 Jack Name – Weird Moons (Castleface)



12 Exhaustion – Biker (Aarght)

13 Alasdair Roberts – Alasdair Roberts (Drag City)

14 Zun Zun Egui – Shackles’ Gift (Bella Union)

15 Afrikan Sciences – Circuitous (Pan)



16 Blake Mills – Heigh Ho (Verve)



17 The Unthanks – Mount The Air (RabbleRouser)



18 Duke Garwood – Heavy Love (Rank Panache)

19 Supersilent – Supersilent 12 (Rune Grammofon)

20 Feral Ohms – Super Ape (Agitated)

21 Various Artists – Black Fire! New Spirits! Radical And Revolutionary Jazz In The USA 1957-82 (Soul Jazz)

22 Sir Richard Bishop – Tangier Sessions (Drag City)

23 Jake Xerxes Fussell – Jake Xerxes Fussell (Paradise Of Bachelors)

24 Sun Kil Moon – Admiral Fell Promises (Caldo Verde)


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